2 edition of development of the Arabic literature on the theory of profane love found in the catalog.
development of the Arabic literature on the theory of profane love
Lois Anita Giffen
Written in English
|LC Classifications||PJ7519.L6 G5 1969|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 218 l.|
|Number of Pages||218|
|LC Control Number||78008617|
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Originally presented as the author's thesis, Columbia University, under title: The development of the Arabic literature on the theory of profane love: an historical study. Description: xvii, pages 24 cm. Series Title: New York University studies in Near Eastern civilization, no.
: Theory of Profane Love Among the Arabs: The Development of the Genre (New York University Studies in Near Eastern Civilization, No. 3) (): Giffen, Lois Anita: BooksCited by: Classical Arabic literature, for the purposes of this guide, dates from the mid- 7 th century CE, ca.
or the period following the advent of was directly influenced by the historical events of its time. Literary material attributed to the first phase of classical Arabic poetry, the marthiya (الرثاء)and the qasida (قَصِيدَة) genres both continued to evolve, reflecting Author: Ali Houissa.
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In Lois Anita Giffen published her Theory of Profane Love among the Arabs (New York: New York University Press), in which she surveyed and analyzed some twenty Arabic texts on "love theory," ranging from the ninth century C.E.
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Rachel Schine is a doctoral candidate at the University of Chicago in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, focusing on premodern Arabic, Judeo-Arabic, and Persian literature. Her research interests include orality and storytelling practices, gender/sexuality and race/race-making in popular texts.Arabic literature (Arabic: الأدب العربي / ALA-LC: al-Adab al-‘Arabī) is the writing, both prose and poetry, produced by writers in the Arabic Arabic word used for literature is "Adab", which is derived from a meaning of etiquette, and which implies politeness, culture and enrichment.
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